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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55346
 
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Date:27-NOV-1986
Time:14:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1A
Owner/operator:226 OCU RAF
Registration: XX732
MSN: S.29
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Stock Hill, Eskdalemuir Forest, 11nm SW of Hawick, Borders -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth (EGQS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: RAF BOI
Narrative:
Crashed onto Stechs Hill in the Eskdalemuir Forest, eleven miles SW of Hawick, Borders, Scoltand. The USAF exchange pilot (Captain David Buteau USAF) did not eject and was killed. Possibly due to disorientation in cloud and being preoccupied with trying to recover from a dive and being unaware of the proximity of the ground

According to the official Board of Inquiry report, the Jaguar took off from RAF Lossiemouth at 12:35 hours on 27 November 1986. The aircraft was last sighted on radar over RAF Spadeadam at 13:05 hours, and reported "missing" at 14:05. The wreckage of the Jaguar, and the body of the pilot, were discovered at 20:45 hours

Sources:

1. Flight International 16 May 1987
2. Flight International 13 Dec. 1986 at http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1986/1986%20-%203366.html
3. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1986.htm
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
5. https://www.pprune.org/military-aircrew/386770-jaguar-aircraft-accidents.html
6. https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/boi_report_for_jaguar_xx732 - Board of Inquiry report

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: RAF BOI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 month
Download report: Final report

Media:

Jaguar XX732 photo: Jaguar XX732 XX732_1979-1.jpg

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 05:21 harro Updated
13-May-2009 10:36 harro Updated
10-Jul-2011 04:45 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-May-2013 13:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jun-2013 19:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 21:11 Z. Zeeland Updated [Operator]
16-Nov-2016 19:22 Anon. Updated [Location]
04-Dec-2020 18:10 Awat Updated [Source]
04-Dec-2020 18:13 harro Updated [Accident report]
04-Dec-2020 18:19 harro Updated [Source]

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